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Contact:  Chanda Temple, Director of Public Relations
Birmingham Public Library                   
Phone: (205) 444-9279 (cell)
E-mail: ctemple@bham.lib.al.us

Dreamland Bar-B-Que and Birmingham Public Library to Host K-8 Classroom Recipe Contest
 
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Aug. 19, 2014) -  Dreamland Bar-B-Que and the Birmingham Public Library invite K - 8 classrooms to put on their chef hats and create a kid-friendly Dreamland recipe. One winning classroom will be treated to a Dreamland classroom party for submitting the most creative and delicious recipe.
 
The Jr. Pitmasters Cookbook Recipe Contest is open to all K - 8 classes and home-school programs within Jefferson County. The contest is part of the Birmingham Public Library’s Eat, Drink, Read, Write Festival, set for Oct. 3-10, 2014.
 
Each classroom may submit one or more recipes using Dreamland Bar-B-Que Sauce, Dipping Sauce, Seasoning Shake and/or Rub. These items are available for purchase at Dreamland Bar-B-Que restaurants, local grocers and online at www.dreamlandbbq.com. The recipes can be for appetizers, main courses, side dishes or desserts. The recipes should be easy to make for kids.
 
Recipe submission forms can be found at Dreamland and the Birmingham Public Library’s websites. The deadline for submission is September 17, 2014. Classroom recipes should be sent to contactus@dreamlandlandbbq.com.  To find applications, visitwww.bplonline.org/eatdrinkfest and click on “contests.’’
 
Along with the recipe contest, all children in grades K - 8 are invited to submit their own original works of art to be considered for the cookbook cover and interior illustrations. One piece of art will be selected as the cover for the Jr. Pitmasters Cookbook. Works may feature Dreamland Bar-B-Que or The City of Birmingham. The grand prize for the art contest is a $100 Dreamland gift card. Parents and children may submit art for consideration at the downtown Birmingham Public Library’s Youth Department, second floor, 2100 Park Place. The deadline is also September 17.
 
Participants will be honored during a family-friendly reception at the Birmingham Public Library’s downtown location on Oct. 6, 2014, 6 to 7 p.m.
 
For more information about the contest or the Eat Drink Read Write Festival, visit Dreamland Bar-B-Que on Facebook or www.bplonline.org/eatdrinkfest.
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